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2017 Seattle

  • Doing Good and Creating Value: Civic 50 at the Points of Light Conference

    Posted in 2017 Seattle on May 23, 2017

    Join us at the Museum of Pop Culture for an evening celebration of the champions of corporate civic engagement at the Civic 50 Gala. As part of the Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service, this event will honor the dynamic community involvement and engagement of America's leading brands.

  • Cheer on Students as They Compete to Win Grants for Service Projects

    Posted in 2017 Seattle on May 18, 2017

    Empowering young people to identify community issues, become problem solvers and take action to make a difference – that is the focus of the Points of Light Youth Summit at this year's Conference.

  • Leading with Values: Business as a Force for Good

    Posted in 2017 Seattle, Workshops on May 10, 2017

    As communities around the world are increasingly faced with political, economic and social challenges, companies are stepping into new and uncharted roles as leaders and advocates in social action, policy and community-building. In this context, how can companies lead with their values, and collaborate with communities to bring their resources to bear as a powerful force for good?

    Join us for the Business Track at the Points of Light Conference on Volunteering and Service, where attendees will be inspired and equipped to answer that very question. Be a part of a valuable learning community and...

  • Early-Bird Registration Extended to May 15

    Posted in 2017 Seattle, Registration on May 04, 2017

    Great news! We have extended the Conference on Volunteering and Service early-bird registration rates deadline to allow everyone the opportunity to get the best price possible.

    From now through Monday, May 15, you'll be able to register with discounted pricing, saving you more than $100 on registration.

    Stay tuned for major announcements including featured speakers at our must-attend series of talks at Benaroya Symphony Hall, hot topic workshops and sessions led by social change experts and more.

    While you still have two weeks, don't wait! Register today.

  • Q&A: Things To Know For International Attendees

    Posted in 2017 Seattle, Global on Apr 28, 2017

    To all our international attendees, we're so glad you're are able to join us in Seattle this year. In addition to celebrating all the incredible people and work being done in your communities, we also want you to enjoy your stay in one of the most inspiring cities in the US!

    Seattle, Washington is a city on Puget Sound, surrounded by a plethora of different wildlife and city life. A highly urbanized place, Seattle is home to various scenes in music, art, and food, with a mix of tradition and modernization.

    How do you get around in Seattle?

    There is a variety of transportation options. The Ki...

  • 10 of the Best Images (and Moments) from the 2016 Conference on Volunteering and Service

    Posted in 2017 Seattle on Mar 31, 2017

    The 2016 Conference on Volunteering and Service brought with it compelling calls for change, inspiring stories of innovation, and demonstrations of the ways that art can be used as a form of activation. To demonstrate the power of this unity and to get you excited for this year’s conference, here are 10 of our favorite pictures from last year:

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The opening plenary at Conference was very relevant and deeply motivating. I feel the speakers had such a personal and emotional investment in their causes that truly resonated with attendees.

— 2016 Detroit Attendee

I walked away inspired, rejuvenated, and thankful for a wonderful experience. Thank you to Points of Light and the amazing volunteers for all of the hard work to make this happen and possible. I truly had a great time connecting with leaders from around the world.

— 2016 Detroit Attendee